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Karsten Breum is the new head of Group HR at Danske Bank

Danske Bank has appointed Karsten Breum as head of Group HR with overall responsibility for Danske Bank’s HR activities across all markets and business units. He will take up his new position on 1 February 2020.

For the past five years, 46-year old Karsten Breum has been Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Board of the Panalpina transport and logistics company, based in Switzerland, and acquired by Danish logistics group DSV earlier this year.

Karsten Breum has previously also been head of both HR and commercial activities in the A.P. Moller - Maersk group.

Karsten Breum will report to Chris Vogelzang.


Photo: Karsten Breum, new Head of HR, Danske Bank

I am very happy that Karsten Breum has accepted the position as Head of Group HR at Danske Bank. Our competent and dedicated employees are our biggest asset and key in delivering the best possible customer experience. Fostering a client centric culture that embraces compliance and societal perspectives and making sure that we are a great place to work are key priorities. Karsten brings a wealth of experience which will help us do that.

Chris Vogelzang

CEO, Danske Bank

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